Yuvraj Singh on Saturday announced a Rs1 lakh monetary help to national level football and volleyball player Arunima Sinha who lost her leg after being thrown out by robbers from a running train near Bareilly.
Yuvraj, who was adjudged player-of-the-tournament in the cricket World Cup which India won after 28 years, described Arunima a "brave sportsperson" and wish her a speedy recovery.
"It is really unfortunate and tragic with what has happened to Arunima. She must be brave sportsperson who came forward to fight against robbery. I know the loss is irreparable, but I would like to offer her this little contribution of one lakh rupees," he said in a statement.